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Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,362
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: equipment in canada

thanks for the replies guys ... the Republic of Sport has the iron plates for what I Thought was a pretty good price!

I check Kijiji daily and can't find the weights I'm looking for.. it seems...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,362
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: equipment in canada

I found an xtcfitness and Republic of Sports, both in southern ontario.

The republic of sports has the york steel plates for less then a dollar a pound.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,362
Posted By Derek Gardner
equipment in canada

Where do you guys purchase your equipment in Canada, that you have found to have decent prices?

A while back I purchased my bumpers and bar from AF, I like them.

I'm in the market for some...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,636
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: knee sleeve

thanks for the replies, I'll let ya know what I end up with!

thanks again derek
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,636
Posted By Derek Gardner
knee sleeve

I am looking for a pair of knee sleeves.. has anyone found a website where they are a decent price? (preferably Canada, but not limited to) or maybe a store where they can be picked up? I have...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,617
Posted By Derek Gardner
Flooring for platform

I have attached a picture of my garage gym. Its actually an 11x24' heated room at the back of my garage. It has in floor heating which is a beauty for the winter.

My question is:

The...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,143
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: Flooring

I have the 3/4" x4'x6' stall mat from tsc. They go on sake for 39$ (Canadian) every couple weeks. If they are not on sale you can ask them if they will honour the past sale price and they will
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,803
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: Looking for a rower

I was on the fitness depot website and they have a couple different brants of rowers. Does anyone use something different then the concepts?

If so, any suggestions?
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,803
Posted By Derek Gardner
Looking for a rower

I live in Waterloo Region in Ontario and am looking for a concept 2 if anyone has one for sale send me a pm. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,120
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: A-Fame at he games

Thanks for the replies .. and sorry about the subject, I just noticed all the silly typos! Darn Ipads
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,120
Posted By Derek Gardner
A-Fame at he games

In one event the teams were doing Pull Ups on an A-Frame style rig. What is the point of that setup as opposed to the regular rigs we would see in the past?
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 05-03-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,461
Posted By Derek Gardner
Part time Gym

My friend and I have started doing our research and are planning and preparing to open our own box. My plan is to start out small and get bigger.

Because we both work full time, shift work there...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,307
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: Garage Gym is Complete!

do you have room for over head moves? I wish I could have a garage gym, i have the garage room to make one, but so mad that I dont have the over head space!! I can touch the ceiling when...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,180
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: Garage Gym Slope

If its 2" over 8'... it might onlynbe 1/4" from your toes to heel.. I dont think thats very much to worry about it. And if that does concern you, can look at it that it might help you keep the ...
Forum: Fitness 04-14-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,815
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: losing strength

what do u suggest then? I noticed a huge improvement in strength since i first started crossfit, following the main site...
Forum: Fitness 04-14-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,815
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: losing strength

Great thanks for the help... that'll give me a reason to cut it back.. cause i hate running..

I have been doing a lot of intervals, and sometimes just running the 1.5 miles as fast as I can.

I...
Forum: Fitness 04-13-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,815
Posted By Derek Gardner
losing strength

I've been crossfitting for over a year now on my own, and when I started I noticed my strength increase like crazy... The last few months I've been doing a lot of running because I want to decrease...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,161
Posted By Derek Gardner
Josh Everett's Home Gym

In the movie file on the main page, of the home gym... Everett had the squat rack with the pullup bar on top. If someone out there has one, can they share how sturdy it is when doing pullups?
...
Forum: Nutrition 02-04-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,960
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: Shakes for meals

Interesting.. thanks!
Forum: Nutrition 02-04-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,960
Posted By Derek Gardner
Shakes for meals

I am just wondering if drinking a shake has the same effects, or is as healthy as eating foods whole.....

For example, if I were to put whole eggs/egg whites into the shake and some fruit etc...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,264
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: Crossfit gym under $1000?? Yep I think so

Ok thanks for the quick reply................ and you just answered my next question. Re, the weight. I know a lot of people use these wooden ones, but I think I might get a little nervous if I was...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,264
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: Crossfit gym under $1000?? Yep I think so

regarding your squat cage, I see you have a pullup bar ontop of it. Is the system pretty sturdy to do kipping pullups?

I was gunna go the the lumber tomorrow to build my cage, but the pullup...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,549
Posted By Derek Gardner
Barbell

I was lookin to get a barbell, I'm trying to gather equipment for my basement for my home gym.

I called one fitness place around my city and they said they had a barbell, but it was only good for...
Forum: Workout of the Day 09-23-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,992
Posted By Derek Gardner
Skill and Power work

I have read and seen people work on a specific exercise, such as deadlifts, snatch's whatever they chose to do that day before their WOD. They do it to work on creating strength or maybe to perfect...
Forum: Nutrition 09-16-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,284
Posted By Derek Gardner
Re: Paleo and sweet potato

If you take a sweet patatoe to the gym for post workout meal. Do you also take a protein shake as well?

(I just got my Paleo Diet book today.. so I'm learnin)
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